Material Safety Data Sheet
Palladium(II) chloride

ACC# 01153
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company Identification

MSDS Name: Palladium(II) chloride
Catalog Numbers: AC195200000, AC195200010, AC195200050, AC195200250, AC369670000, AC369670010, AC369670010, AC369670050, P6-5
Synonyms:
Palladium chloride; Palladous chloride; Palladium dichloride; Dichloropalladium.
Company Identification:

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Section 2 - Composition, Information on Ingredients

CAS# Chemical Name Percent EINECS/ELINCS
7647-10-1 Palladium(II) chloride >99 231-596-2

Section 3 - Hazards Identification

EMERGENCY OVERVIEW

Appearance: red-brown powder and chunks.
Danger! May be fatal if swallowed. Causes eye and skin burns. Causes digestive and respiratory tract burns. May cause allergic skin reaction. Hygroscopic (absorbs moisture from the air).
Target Organs: Eyes, skin, mucous membranes.


Potential Health Effects
Eye: Causes eye burns.
Skin: Causes skin burns. May cause skin sensitization, an allergic reaction, which becomes evident upon re-exposure to this material.
Ingestion: May be fatal if swallowed. Causes gastrointestinal tract burns.
Inhalation: Causes chemical burns to the respiratory tract. Inhalation may be fatal as a result of spasm, inflammation, edema of the larynx and bronchi, chemical pneumonitis and pulmonary edema. May cause burning sensation, coughing, wheezing, laryngitis, shortness of breath, headache, nausea, and vomiting.
Chronic: Laboratory experiments have resulted in mutagenic effects. Animal studies have reported the development of tumors. Chronic exposure may cause effects similar to those of acute exposure.

Section 4 - First Aid Measures


Eyes: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
Skin: Get medical aid. Immediately flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse.
Ingestion: Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid. Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water.
Inhalation: Remove from exposure and move to fresh air immediately. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid. Do NOT use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. If breathing has ceased apply artificial respiration using oxygen and a suitable mechanical device such as a bag and a mask.
Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically and supportively.

Section 5 - Fire Fighting Measures


General Information: As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. This material in sufficient quantity and reduced particle size is capable of creating a dust explosion.
Extinguishing Media: Use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or appropriate foam.
Flash Point: Not applicable.
Autoignition Temperature: Not applicable.
Explosion Limits, Lower:Not available.
Upper: Not available.
NFPA Rating: (estimated) Health: 3; Flammability: 0; Instability: 0

Section 6 - Accidental Release Measures


General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in Section 8.
Spills/Leaks: Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.

Section 7 - Handling and Storage


Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Do not breathe dust, mist, or vapor. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Do not ingest or inhale. Use only in a chemical fume hood. Discard contaminated shoes.
Storage: Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances. Store protected from moisture.

Section 8 - Exposure Controls, Personal Protection


Engineering Controls: Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be equipped with an eyewash facility and a safety shower. Use adequate ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low. Use only under a chemical fume hood.
Exposure Limits
Chemical Name ACGIH NIOSH OSHA - Final PELs
Palladium(II) chloride none listed none listed none listed

OSHA Vacated PELs: Palladium(II) chloride: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical.
Personal Protective Equipment
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166.
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure.
Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators: A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant respirator use.

Section 9 - Physical and Chemical Properties


Physical State: Powder and chunks
Appearance: red-brown
Odor: odorless
pH: Not available.
Vapor Pressure: Not available.
Vapor Density: Not available.
Evaporation Rate:Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: Not applicable.
Freezing/Melting Point:678 - 680 deg C
Decomposition Temperature:678 - 680 deg C
Solubility: Soluble.
Specific Gravity/Density:4.0 @ 18C
Molecular Formula:PdCl2
Molecular Weight:177.32

Section 10 - Stability and Reactivity


Chemical Stability: Stable at room temperature in closed containers under normal storage and handling conditions. Deliquescent (tending to absorb atmospheric water vapor and become liquid).
Conditions to Avoid: Dust generation, moisture.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials: Acids, aluminum, ammonia, magnesium, nitrates, zinc, heat, thiocyanates, organic solvents.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Hydrogen chloride, chlorine, oxides of palladium.
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.

Section 11 - Toxicological Information


RTECS#:      
CAS# 7647-10-1: RT3500000
LD50/LC50:
CAS# 7647-10-1:
     Draize test, rabbit, skin: 100 mg/24H Mild;
     Oral, mouse: LD50 = >1 gm/kg;
     Oral, rat: LD50 = 2704 mg/kg;
.
LD50 oral rat = 200mg/kg (Seiler, Sigel, Sigel (eds.), Handbook on the toxicity of Inorganic Compounds, New York, NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc,. 1998, Pg. 518), LD50 oral rat = 25mg/kg (CODEN: GTPZAB 21 (7), 55, 77, 1957 (Russian article)
Carcinogenicity:
CAS# 7647-10-1: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, or CA Prop 65.

Epidemiology: No information found
Teratogenicity: No information found.
Reproductive Effects: Adverse reproductive effects have occurred in experimental animals.
Mutagenicity: See actual entry in RTECS for complete information.
Neurotoxicity: No information found
Other Studies:

Section 12 - Ecological Information

No information available.

Section 13 - Disposal Considerations

Chemical waste generators must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a hazardous waste. US EPA guidelines for the classification determination are listed in 40 CFR Parts 261.3. Additionally, waste generators must consult state and local hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification.
RCRA P-Series: None listed.
RCRA U-Series: None listed.

Section 14 - Transport Information

US DOT Canada TDG
Shipping Name: TOXIC SOLID, CORROSIVE, INORGANIC, N.O.S TOXIC SOLID, CORROSIVE, INORGANIC, N.O.S
Hazard Class: 6.1 6.1
UN Number: UN3290 UN3290
Packing Group: II II

Section 15 - Regulatory Information

US FEDERAL

TSCA
     CAS# 7647-10-1 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
Health & Safety Reporting List
     None of the chemicals are on the Health & Safety Reporting List.
Chemical Test Rules
     None of the chemicals in this product are under a Chemical Test Rule.
Section 12b
     None of the chemicals are listed under TSCA Section 12b.
TSCA Significant New Use Rule
     None of the chemicals in this material have a SNUR under TSCA.
CERCLA Hazardous Substances and corresponding RQs
     None of the chemicals in this material have an RQ.
SARA Section 302 Extremely Hazardous Substances
     None of the chemicals in this product have a TPQ.
SARA Codes
     CAS # 7647-10-1: immediate.
Section 313      No chemicals are reportable under Section 313.
Clean Air Act:
     This material does not contain any hazardous air pollutants.
     This material does not contain any Class 1 Ozone depletors.
     This material does not contain any Class 2 Ozone depletors.
Clean Water Act:
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Hazardous Substances under the CWA.
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Priority Pollutants under the CWA.
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Toxic Pollutants under the CWA.
OSHA:
     None of the chemicals in this product are considered highly hazardous by OSHA.
STATE
     CAS# 7647-10-1 is not present on state lists from CA, PA, MN, MA, FL, or NJ.

California Prop 65

California No Significant Risk Level: None of the chemicals in this product are listed.

European/International Regulations

European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
Hazard Symbols:
     T+
Risk Phrases:

     R 28 Very toxic if swallowed.
     R 34 Causes burns.
     R 40 Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect.
     R 43 May cause sensitization by skin contact.

Safety Phrases:

     S 26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of
     water and seek medical advice.
     S 36/37/39 Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face pr
     otection.
     S 45 In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice
     immediately (show the label where possible).

WGK (Water Danger/Protection)

     CAS# 7647-10-1: 1
Canada - DSL/NDSL
     CAS# 7647-10-1 is listed on Canada's DSL List.
Canada - WHMIS
     This product has a WHMIS classification of E, D1A.
This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the Controlled Products Regulations and the MSDS contains all of the information required by those regulations.
Canadian Ingredient Disclosure List
     CAS# 7647-10-1 is listed on the Canadian Ingredient Disclosure List.

Section 16 - Additional Information

MSDS Creation Date: 9/02/1997
Revision #10 Date: 4/27/2007

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